International Workshop on Prevention and Mitigation of Severe Accidents in Sodium-cooled Fast Reactors 11th-13th June, 2012 in Tsuruga, JAPAN
organized by JAEA in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency 

E Terms of Reference of the Workshop
E Program
E Monju technical tour
E Press conference in Akasaka, Tokyo

Presentation materials of the workshop
Group photo!!
Key messages from the workshop!!

Tuesday, 12 June 9:00-12:00 (The Wakasa Wan Energy Research Center)

Opening [Facilitator: Mr. Satoru Kondo(Japan/JAEA)]
9:00 - 9:05 Welcome address Mr. Atsuyuki Suzuki (Japan/JAEA)
9:05 - 9:15 Opening remarks Mr. Yonezo Tsujikura (Japan/JAEA)

Keynote speeches
9:15 - 9:30 Mr. Alexander Bychkov (IAEA)
gFast Reactors and Closed Fuel Cycle: Safe Technologies and Sustainabilityh

9:30 - 9:45 Mr. David Hill (US/INL)
gSFR Safety Approach in the United Statesh

9:45 - 10:00 Mr. Francois Gauche (France/CEA)
gAdvanced Sodium Technological Reactor for Industrial Demonstration, - THE ASTRID PROJECT-, Status, Collaborations, Lessons from Fukushima Accidenth

10:00 - 10:15 Ms. Marie-Pierre Comets (France/ASN)
gGen IV: a necessary step forward in safety compared to Gen IIIh

10:15 - 10:30 Mr. Thomas A. Kevern (US/NRC)
gRegulatory Update on Advanced Reactorsh

10:30 - 10:45 Mr. Hiroshi Ikukawa (Japan/MEXT)
gCurrent Status of Nuclear Policy and FBR R&D in Japanh

Status report [Facilitator: Mr. Satoru Kondo (Japan/JAEA)]
11:00 - 11:15 Mr. Stefano Monti (IAEA),
gOverview of IAEA Activities in Support of SFR Development and Deploymenth

11:15 - 11:30 Mr. Iurii Ashurko (Russian Federation/IPPE)
gStatus of SFR Development in Russiah

11:30 - 11:45 Mr. Perumal Chellapandi (India/IGCAR)
gOverview of Indian FBR Programmeh and

Mr. Prabhat Kumar (India/BHAVINI)
gProposed Activities at PFBR in the Wake of Fukushima Accidenth

11:45 - 12:00 Mr. Donghui Zhang (China/CIAE)
gStatus of China National SFR Programh

12:00 - 12:15 Mr. Yeong-il Kim (Korea/KAERI)
gStatus of SFR Development in Koreah

12:15 - 12:30 Mr. Bruno Rudi Merk (Germany/HZDR)
gGerman SFR Research and European Sodium Fast Reactor Projecth

Technical Sessions
Session I: Safety Approaches of SFR system [Facilitaror: Prof. Yoshio Kani
(Japan/Tokai-U), Mr. Tanju Sofu (US/ANL)]

I-1. Safety Approach and Basic Safety Characteristics of SFR
13:30 - 14:00 Mr. Ryodai Nakai (Japan/JAEA)
gSafety Approach based on Basic Safety Characteristics of SFR - Harmonization
of Safety Design Criteria -g

I-2. Severe Accident Countermeasures of SFR
14:00 - 14:30 Mr. Bernard Carluec (France/AREVA/CEA/EDF)
gSevere Accident Countermeasures of SFRh

14:30 - 15:00 Mr. Iurii Shvetsov (Russia/IPPE)
gRussian Safety Approach for NPPs with SFRh

15:30 - 16:00 Mr. Tanju Sofu (US/ANL)
gU.S. Approach for Inherent Prevention and Mitigation of SFR Severe Accidentsh

16:00 - 16:30 Mr. Karuppanna Velusamy (India/IGCAR)
gEvolution and Assessment of Core Disruptive Accident Scenarios in SFR: From

16:30 - 17:30 Mr. Shigenobu Kubo (Japan/JAEA)
gSafety design approach featuring Severe accident countermeasures for GEN-IV
SFR - JSFR Approach ?h and

Mr. Mamoru Konomura (Japan/JAEA)
gSevere Accident Countermeasures of SFR (on Monju)h

Wednesday, 13 June (The Wakasa Wan Energy Research Center)
Session II: Technology Gaps and R&D Needs on Severe Accidents in SFR
[Facilitator: Prof. Koji Morita (Japan/Kyushu-U), Mr. Iurii Ashurko

II-1. R&D programmes related to Severe Accident in SFR
9:00 - 9:40 Mr. Yoshiharu Tobita and Mr. Hideki Kamide (Japan/JAEA)
gR&D on Severe Accidents in SFR - Approach toward GEN-IV SFR in JAEA -g

9:40 - 10:00 Mr. Nicolas Devictor (France/CEA/EDF/AREVA)
gR&D Programmes Related to Severe Accident in SFRh

10:00 - 10:20 Mr. Mitchell T. Farmer (US/ANL/SNL)
gU.S. Perspective on Technology Gaps and R&D Needs for SFRsh

10:20 - 10:40 Mr. Perumal Chellapandi (India/IGCAR)
gR&D Highlights Towards Severe Accident Investigationsh

11:10 - 11:30 Ms. Lixia Ren (China/CIAE)
gSevere accidents analysis in CEFR and technology gapsh

11:30 - 11:50 Mr. Seok Hun Kang (Korea/KAERI)
gCurrent Status of Severe Accident Analysis for Korean Sodium-cooled Fast

11:50 - 12:10 Mr. Iurii Ashurko (Russia/IPPE)
"Planning Experimental Studies on Modeling Phenomena Occurring under Severe
Accidents in SFR"

Session III: Panel discussion 13:20 - 14:50
Facilitator: Prof. T. Takeda (Japan/Fukui-U), Mr. Stefano Monti (IAEA)

Mr. Satoru Kondo (Japan/JAEA)
gCurrent Status and Safety of Monjuh

Mr. Yutaka Sagayama (GIF, Japan/JAEA)
gSFR Safety Design Criteriah

gDiscussion Point in the International Workshoph
Mr. Tanju Sofu (US/ANL)
gImportance of Passive Safety and Role of Monju for the Future SFRsh

Mr. Nicolas DeVictor (France/CEA)
Mr. Prabhat Kumar (India/BHAVINI)
Mr. Donghui Zhang (China/CIAE)
Mr. Iurii Ashurko (Russia/IPPE)
Mr. Yeong-il Kim (Korea/KAERI)

14:50 - 14:55 Closing remarks, Mr. Yonezo Tsujikura (Japan/JAEA)
Closing of International Workshop

E Fast Reactor Cycle Technology Development

Useful links:

E IAEA - Support for Innovative Fast Reactor Technology Development and Deployment
E IAEA - Meetings on Atomic Energy

  Japan Atomic Energy Agency 2012